Culture Diet: this season at the Drill Hall

With over 350 seats the Drill Hall is one of the newly refurbished venues in Lincoln after a refit of over £2.6 million in 2003. The venue has a wide variety of performances including monthly highlight The Red Herring Comedy Club, an event has had secret appearances from Russell Howard in the past. Shows sell out quickly and the size of the venue is perfect for the shows they host.

Red Herring Comedy Club Festival Special
Thursday, 7th October – 8.30pm
Tom Stade is a bit of a favourite amongst people in Lincoln. He’s also appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, which reinforces the strength of his comedic talents. Carl Donnelly, Ray Peacock and another act who have yet to be confirmed will also be appearing.
Tickets: £12 (£10 for concessions)

Andrew Lawrence
Friday, 8th October – 10:30pm
Lawrence is bringing his debut tour, “Too Ugly for Television”, to the Drill Hall as part of the comedy festival. Join him as he tries to find some consolation against the life’s not fair attitude held by individuals all over the world. Lawrence has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Best of Brighton Comedy Festival and was also nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award and the Chortle award.
Tickets: £7

Josie Long, award winning comedian, is to perform at the Lincoln Comedy Festival in October. Photo: Idil Sukan

Josie Long: Be Honourable
Sunday, 10th October 8.30pm
Be Honourable is the latest show from Josie Long and discusses strangers, politics, complacency, and breakfast and aims to provoke individuals to try and change the world.
Tickets: £10

The League of Un-Extraordinary Gentlemen
Thursday, 21st October 7.30pm
Written and performed by Upstage Left Theatre Company, this show follows four elderly gentlemen stuck in Arksville Retirement Compound. Run by the evil Doctor von Doom our OAP heroes must spend each waking minute under attack, between baths and meal times. A tale of friendship and the mildest peril this little gem will leave you with a smile.
Tickets: £8 (£6 for concessions)

Bellowhead are bringing their unique big band folk to Lincoln. Photo: Samantha Viner

Tuesday, 23rd November 8pm
Bellowhead are an 11 piece folk band like you have never heard before. Mixing folk, jazz, and dance all with a modern twist Bellowhead have had audiences breaking dance floors in the past due to their upbeat sounds. Performing from their new album Hedonism as well as favourites from previous albums, this is standing room only as you will be dancing along.
Tickets: £19 in advance, £21 on the day

Seth Lakeman
Wednesday, 8th December 8pm
Seth Lakeman is returning to the Drill Hall to perform tracks from his new album Hearts & Minds as well as favourites from the back catalogue. The mix of fiddle, acoustic guitar, rhythm, and impressive vocals make this a gig not to be missed.
Tickets: £18 in advance, £20 on the day

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